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Forum: Car Cleaning & Detailing

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  1. Forum for full time detailers to provide advice, information and examples of work completed. All threads will be automatically moderated and approved by the moderator team using their discretion.

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    3rd October 2016, 12:01 AM

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Discount codes for detailing products...

    Right Guys I have put together a fresh page with discount codes on this page as some on the last page are out of date! Also I will be...

    Started by B17BLG‎, 9th May 2013 09:59 AM
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    detailing, discount codes, savings
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    29th November 2015 04:30 PM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Cutting Compounds on Vauxhall Paint

    So, I have some scratches on the new car left by the previous owner which I have managed to, well cleaned up I guess you could say. Completely...

    Started by Babyalien‎, 27th May 2013 12:41 AM
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    22nd January 2014 05:00 PM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Detailing Guides--1 Washing

    WASHING Washing is the process of removing loosely bonded surface contaminants, such as dust, dirt, flies and road salt, from the exterior...

    Started by Robbieben‎, 20th January 2007 09:15 PM
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    21st January 2007 06:26 PM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Detailing Guides--2 Cleaning Paintwork Prior to Polishing

    CLEANING PAINTWORK PRIOR TO POLISHING Cleaning is the process of exfoliating firmly bonded surface contaminants, such as tar spots, bug remains,...

    Started by Robbieben‎, 20th January 2007 09:21 PM
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    21st January 2007 06:26 PM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Detailing Guides--3 Polishing and Defect Removal

    POLISHING AND DEFECT REMOVAL Preparation, preparation, preparation... is the key to amazing car care results. No matter how good your last step...

    Started by Robbieben‎, 20th January 2007 09:24 PM
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    21st January 2007 06:25 PM Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Detailing Guides--4 Choosing correct Sealant or Wax

    HOW TO CHOOSE AND APPLY SEALANT OR WAX PROTECTION Once cleaned and polished, painted surfaces require protection against the elements in order to...

    Started by Robbieben‎, 20th January 2007 09:29 PM
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    21st January 2007 06:25 PM Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: DETAILING: A Basic Guide

    This is only intended as a basic guide folks, hope it helps. Remember the final finished result reflects the quality of work and time put into...

    Started by Robbieben‎, 20th January 2007 09:12 PM
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    20th January 2007 09:12 PM Go to last post
  1. Soft 99's Fusso Coat

    I've got myself a tub of this imported via Nippon shine. It's basically a fluorine resin, PTFE, and is rated at 12 months protection, so it's...

    Started by Kingsxfan‎, Today 10:38 PM
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    Today 11:06 PM Go to last post
  2. Wheel woolies are no longer the king of wheel brushes ...

    Ok so wheel woolies are seen as the best wheel cleaning brush on the market. They are very good but you struggle to get the larger ones through the...

    Started by w20adm‎, 17th March 2017 10:52 AM
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    22nd March 2017 11:47 AM Go to last post
  3. Question Bouncer's done dusted

    Has anybody on here tried Bouncers done dusted detail spray before? Going to give the car a "going over" with it after a wash at the weekend and was...

    Started by iamphil‎, 10th March 2017 01:40 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    12th March 2017 09:12 PM Go to last post
  4. Cleaning Products

    So what cleaning products/brands does everybody use? I used to use Autoglym products, but for the last year or so I've been lazy with the H and got...

    Started by Newts‎, 5th November 2016 12:26 PM
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    10th March 2017 03:08 PM Go to last post
  5. The big "optimum no rinse" debate .....

    How many have heard of this, it's a relatively new wash medium with supposed advanced lubrication polymers that enable you to wash a car with a...

    Started by w20adm‎, 28th October 2016 11:31 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    8th March 2017 11:25 AM Go to last post
  6. Winter protection

    Hi all I'm just about to put my car on the road as a daily driver. I'm going to snow foam and clay bar it but I want to try to protect the paint...

    Started by COSWORTH‎, 13th February 2017 03:04 PM
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    • Replies: 14
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    8th March 2017 08:01 AM Go to last post
  7. Sunday wash

    Took a few hours out to clean up my toy today

    Started by Philliy1981‎, 11th December 2016 09:31 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    8th March 2017 07:21 AM Go to last post
  8. Exhaust cleaning

    Hey Folks What do you do/use to clean your exhaust? I can't seem to get all the tarnish to remove Thanks for any help

    Started by Matt1982‎, 17th September 2016 11:16 AM
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    • Replies: 32
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    8th March 2017 02:59 AM Go to last post
  9. Cleaning your seats??

    What's best to use for cleaning the cloth on my corsa vxr seats? TIA 👍🏼 Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    Started by lukedawe‎, 13th December 2016 09:06 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    8th March 2017 02:53 AM Go to last post
  10. 5 grand ..... to do what I do to my car on a regular basis .... And he uses a sponge ..... At that price blatantly taking advantage of a market that was very much in its infancy...

    Started by w20adm‎, 17th January 2017 02:12 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    8th March 2017 02:51 AM Go to last post
  11. Trying something new to try....

    So RobboGSI put me in contact the local autosmart dealer and got this lot for £70 Meant to be very good results according to a few on the...

    Started by Mattyslost‎, 24th February 2017 02:54 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    8th March 2017 02:46 AM Go to last post
  12. Good drying towel

    Hi Folks As title really what do you all recommend to use drying towel wise?

    Started by Matt1982‎, 15th February 2017 11:34 PM
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    7th March 2017 06:57 PM Go to last post
  13. Pressure washer help

    Hi I'm fairly new to the 'proper' car cleaning scene. Basically where I live I do not have access to a hose and I heard it's risky to wash a...

    Started by LeviVXR‎, 27th February 2017 09:25 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 357
    28th February 2017 08:16 PM Go to last post
  14. which snow foam do you use?

    so recently i've gotten into using snow foam with a pressure washer, mainly because it's a good laugh but also helps protect the paint. i've been...

    Started by 4ftofflame‎, 31st December 2016 08:25 PM
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    • Replies: 24
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    28th February 2017 06:17 PM Go to last post
  15. Ceramic Coatings

    Has anyone attempted to apply one? Are they easy to use? After a year of 2 bucket method a lambs wool mitt I still have some very light scratches...

    Started by Mattyslost‎, 9th February 2017 07:07 PM
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    • Replies: 13
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    18th February 2017 02:24 PM Go to last post
  16. Clay Bar suggestions/recommendations

    Hi All Happy new year to all Please could you suggest/recommend clay bars as need to get a replacement for mine as car is in a desperate need...

    Started by curtvx‎, 31st December 2016 11:04 PM
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 397
    9th February 2017 06:36 PM Go to last post
  17. traffic film remover (tfr)

    Ok so we all rate snow foam as a pre cleaner but has anybody used traffic film remover? Obviously the caustic commercial ones are no good for...

    Started by w20adm‎, 31st January 2017 06:55 PM
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    • Replies: 29
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    5th February 2017 01:43 PM Go to last post
  18. Any detailers in Berkshire ?

    I've had enough off looking at the swirls on my vectra vxr and not brave enough to do it myself. Does anyone know or recomended any detailers around...

    Started by scasevxr‎, 29th January 2017 12:16 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    29th January 2017 03:39 PM Go to last post
  19. Good quick detail spray for drying?

    Tried this new one by BD clean which is really really good but they won't deliver to a work address which is a pain so ill have to try something...

    Started by Raiden‎, 1st August 2016 10:49 AM
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    1 2 3
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 1,414
    28th December 2016 02:36 PM Go to last post
  20. Gyeon products

    Anyone used there stuff? Is it worth the money? Keep seeing it advertised everywhere. I mainly use dodo juice stuff

    Started by Raiden‎, 26th December 2016 11:12 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 308
    28th December 2016 01:07 PM Go to last post

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